Two minors drown in Netrakona
Two minor boys drowned in a pond at Kalmakanda upazila in Netrakona district on Tuesday afternoon.
The deceased were identified as Mahfuz, 7, son of Dulal Mia, and Shanta Mia, 7, son of Shah Alam, residents of the upazila. They were cousins in relation.
Family sources said Mahfuz, first, drowned in the pond near house and ,later, Shanta when he tried to save Mahfuz.
They were rescued to local Upazila Health Complex where the on-duty doctor declared them dead.
Kalmakanda Police Station officer in-charge (OC) Md Mazharul Karim confirmed the matter.